Book Condition Tiny indentation to the lower shelf edge, else a fine, fresh copy; in a near fine dust jacket with mild age-toning, minor shelfwear, several scratches to the lower front panel, and a tiny closed tear to the heel of the spine.
Edition First U.S. edition. Black cloth with gilt spine titles, purple endpaper; in a second issue dust jacket with the title in black to the front flap.
Publisher New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, (1966).
Seller ID 41710.00
Extensively revised and translated by Nabokov in 1965--over thirty years after its original publication--"DESPAIR is the wickedly inventive and richly derisive story of Hermann, a man who undertakes the perfect crime--his own murder." Filmed in 1978.
Fiction. Books into Film. Russian Literature.